Rolduc is situated in Kerkrade, southern part of the Netherlands. History goes back to 1104. For a long time it was used as an abbey, nowadays it is used as a seminary. Beyond that it’s a place for conferences. And there are located a hotel, a restaurant and a café.
Further information: http://www.rolduc.com/en/index.html
About the history: http://www.rolduc.com/en/history.html
For me it is an ideal place to take pictures. Some of them I like to present here at my homepage.
Almost night at Rolduc.
The Rodahal in Kerkrade during the blue hour and at the beginning of the night
The beautiful Castle Erenstein in beautiful light at the blue hour in the evening.
Pictures taken by darkness of the Mine Shaft Nulland in Kerkrade. This region was filled with underground mining. This building was built in 1907 and closed in 1969.
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But look for yourself: